The ANDI Score
When you walk into a Whole Foods Market and go to the produce section, you’ll notice on each sign a strange number.
That number represents what’s called the ANDI Score. It’s a measurement of the nutrient density of a food on a scale from 1 to 1000. The scores are calculated by taking an extensive range of micronutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, phytochemicals (plant chemicals), etc. The scale was developed by Dr. Joel Fuhrman.
1 is the lowest. Soda is a 1.
Below is a chart of the highest-ranked vegetables on the planet. Learn ’em. Use ’em. Love ’em.
By the way, I personally use kale in just about every smoothie I make, as well as finely chopped in salads. By itself, it’s like eating green cardboard. But when you dress it up or mask it, you know you’re getting one of the healthiest foods you can possibly find.
|Green Vegetables||ANDI Score|
|Bok Choy/Baby Bok Choy||824|